- Post 23 March 2009
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Hongkong Post March 22 announced that a special stamp sheetlet to commemorate Hongkong Post's participation in the CHINA 2009 World Stamp Exhibition will be released on April 7 (Tuesday). Associated stamp products will also go on sale from the same day.
Official first day covers at $1 each will be put on sale at all post offices from March 24. The stamp sheetlet and the associated philatelic products will be displayed at the General Post Office and Tsim Sha Tsui, Tsuen Wan and Sha Tin Central Post Offices from the same day. Advance orders for servicing self-provided covers will be accepted at all philatelic offices from March 24 to 30.
The CHINA 2009 World Stamp Exhibition will be held in Luoyang City, Henan Province, from April 10 to 16. CHINA 2009, presented in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, aims to foster closer ties and co-operation among philatelists and stamp collectors worldwide, and promote philately as a universally enjoyable hobby. The event also offers Hongkong Post an excellent chance to showcase quality stamps from Hong Kong to stamp lovers on the Mainland and around the globe.
|Special Stamp Issue - Stamp sheetlet to commemorate Hongkong Post's participation in CHINA 2009 World Stamp Exhibition.|
Source: GovHK (www.gov.hk)